Chicago’s Blueprint names senior managing director of capital marketds

Kristen Ahrens (Photo courtesy of Blueprint.)

Chicago’s Blueprint, an advisory firm in the healthcare real estate sector, has named Kristen Ahrens┬áto Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets.

Ahrens’ extensive experience in healthcare real estate finance will be instrumental in driving Blueprint’s strategic initiative of sourcing debt for its clients.

With over two decades of experience in healthcare real estate, Ahrens has held significant positions in prominent institutions, both on the debt financing and equity investing sides, with a focus on debt originations and structuring, business development, capital markets, and asset management.

In her new role with Blueprint, Ahrens will oversee the debt placement function for seniors housing sponsors, development of innovative financial solutions, and management of relationships with lenders and investors, enhancing Blueprint’s overall deal execution. Her appointment underscores Blueprint’s commitment to leading the industry with top-tier advisory services and comprehensive capital solutions to healthcare real estate operators and investors.